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Summary of Contents for JVC LX-WX50

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Safety precautions....3 OSD menu structure ......29 Controlling the projector Important safety instructions remotely....... 31 ..........4 Configuring the LAN Settings..31 Overview ....... 7 Controlling the projector using a web browser (e-Control™) ...... 32 Shipping contents......7 Controlling the projector Projector exterior view....
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    5722(For USA) or 1-800-964-2650(For Canada). FCC INFORMATION (U.S.A. only) CAUTION: Changes or modification not approved by JVC could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for Class B digital devices, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    7. Do not step on the projector or place any objects upon it. 8. Do not place liquids near or on the projector. Liquids spilled into the projector will void your warranty. If the projector does become wet, disconnect it from the power outlet and contact JVC to have the projector repaired.
  • Page 5 9. Do not look straight into the projector lens during operation. It may harm your sight. RG2 IEC 62471-5:2015 10. Do not operate the projector lamp beyond the rated lamp life. Excessive operation of lamps beyond the rated life could cause a lamp to break on rare occasions. 11.
  • Page 6 Moisture condensation Never operate the projector immediately after moving it from a cold location to a hot location. When the projector is exposed to such a change in temperature, moisture may condense on the crucial internal parts. To prevent the projector from possible damage, do not use the projector for at least 2 hours when there is a sudden change in temperature.
  • Page 7: Overview

    Overview Shipping contents Carefully unpack and verify that you have the items below. Some of the items may not be available depending on your region of purchase. Please check with your place of purchase. Some of the accessories may vary from region to region. (US) (EU) Projector...
  • Page 8: Projector Exterior View

    Projector exterior view Front and upper side view 1. Control panel (See "Control panel" for details.) 2. Vent (heated air exhaust) 3. Lamp cover 4. Speaker grill 5. Projection lens 6. Front IR remote sensor 7. LED indicator 8. Lens adjustment panel cover (See "Control panel"...
  • Page 9: Controls And Functions

    Controls and functions Control panel 1. Focus ring 11. MENU Adjusts the focus of the projected image. • Accesses the On-Screen Display (OSD) menu. 2. Zoom ring • Goes back to previous OSD menu, exits Adjusts the size of the image. and saves menu settings.
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    Remote control 6. BLANK Used to blank the screen picture. Press most of the keys on the projector or remote control to restore the picture. 7. D. ZOOM-/D. ZOOM- Displays the Zoom bar. • D. ZOOM+: After the Zoom bar displays, magnifies the projected picture size.
  • Page 11 Installing/replacing the remote control battery 1. Pull out the battery holder, as illustrated. Push and hold the locking arm whilst pulling out the battery holder. 2. Insert the new battery in the holder. Note the positive polarity should face outward. 3.
  • Page 12: Installation

    Installation Choosing a location Before choosing an installation location for your projector, take the following factors into consideration: • Size and position of your screen • Electrical outlet location • Location and distance between the projector and the rest of your equipment You can install your projector in the following ways.
  • Page 13: Obtaining A Preferred Projected Image Size

    Obtaining a preferred projected image size The projected image size is determined by the distance from the projector lens to the screen, the zoom setting, and the video format. Projection dimensions Use the illustration and the table below to help you determine the projection distance. 16:10 Screen diagonal Screen Center of lens...
  • Page 14: Shifting The Projection Lens Vertically

    Shifting the projection lens vertically The vertical lens shift control provides flexibility for installing your projector. It allows the projector to be positioned slightly above or below the top level of the projected images. The lens shift (offset) is expressed as a percentage of the projected image height. It is measured as an offset from the projected image's vertical center.
  • Page 15: Connection

    Connection When connecting a signal source to the projector, be sure to: 1. Turn all equipment off before making any connections. 2. Use the correct signal cables for each source. 3. Make sure the cables are firmly inserted. • In the connection illustrations shown below, some cables may not be included with the projector (see "Shipping contents").
  • Page 16: Operation

    Operation Starting up the projector 1. Plug the power cable into the projector and a power outlet. Turn on the power outlet switch (where fitted). The POWER indicator light on the projector lights orange after power has been applied. Please use the supplied power cable to avoid possible dangers such as electric shock and fire.
  • Page 17: Selecting An Input Source

    Selecting an input source The projector can be connected to multiple equipment at the same time. However, it only displays one full screen at a time. When starting up, the projector automatically searches for the available signals. If you want the projector to always automatically search for the signals: •...
  • Page 18: Adjusting The Projected Image

    Adjusting the projected image Adjusting the projection angle The projector is equipped with 2 adjuster feet. These adjusters change the image height and projection angle. Screw the feet in or out as appropriate to aim and level the projection angle. If the screen and the projector are not perpendicular to each Do not look into the lens while the other, the projected image becomes vertical trapezoidal.
  • Page 19: Correcting Keystone

    Correcting keystone Keystoning refers to the situation where the projected image is noticeably wider at either the top or bottom. It occurs when the projector is not perpendicular to the screen. Besides adjusting the height of the projector, you may correct this manually by following the instructions below: 1.
  • Page 20: Menu Functions

    Menu Functions About the OSD Menus To access the OSD menu, press MENU. Using the OSD menu Main menu icon main menu DISPLAY Screen Color Highlight Auto Aspect Ratio Status Keystone Corner Correction Press MENU Position Sub-menu Phase to go back to H.
  • Page 21: Display Menu

    DISPLAY menu Submenu Functions and Descriptions Enable this function to help correct the projected picture’s color when the projection surface is not white. You may choose a color similar to that of the Screen Color projection surface from these options: Light Yellow, Pink, Light Green, Blue, or Blackboard.
  • Page 22 Displays the Position window. You may use the directional arrow keys on the projector or remote control to adjust the position of the projected picture. The values shown on the lower position of the window change with every key Position press you made.
  • Page 23: Picture Menu

    PICTURE menu Submenu Functions and Descriptions Selects a preset picture mode to suit your operating environment and input signal picture type. The preset picture modes are described as below: • Presentation: Is designed for presentations. The brightness is emphasized in this mode to match PC and notebook coloring. •...
  • Page 24 Makes the picture look sharper or softer. The higher the value, the sharper the picture becomes. The lower the value, the softer the picture Sharpness becomes. This function is only available when a Video, S-Video or Component signal is selected. This function utilizes a new color-processing algorithm and system level enhancements to enable higher brightness while providing truer, more vibrant colors in picture.
  • Page 25: Source Menu

    SOURCE menu Submenu Functions and Descriptions Sets whether the projector searches automatically for input sources. Select On to enable the projector to scan for input sources until it Quick Auto Search acquires a signal. If the function is set to Off, the projector will select the last used input source.
  • Page 26: System Setup: Advanced Menu

    Sleep Timer Sets the auto-shutdown timer. Allows you to select which logo screen displays during projector start-up. Splash Screen You can choose JVC logo screen, Blue screen, or Black screen. SYSTEM SETUP: Advanced menu Submenu Functions and Descriptions The mode is for operation in areas like high altitude or high temperature environments.
  • Page 27 • Lamp Mode Select the projector lamp power from the following modes. • Normal: Provides full lamp brightness. • Economic: Reduces system noise and lamp power consumption by 30%. If the Economic mode is selected, the light output will be reduced and result in darker projected pictures.
  • Page 28: Information Menu

    • Closed Caption Activate the function by selecting On when the selected input signal carries closed captions*. *About caption An on-screen display of the dialogue, narration, and sound effects of TV Closed Caption programs and videos that are closed captioned (usually marked as "CC" in TV listings).
  • Page 29: Osd Menu Structure

    Auto Power Off 20 min/25 min/30 min 12 V Trigger Off/On Disable/5 min/10 min/15 min/ Blank Timer 20 min/25 min/30 min Panel Key Lock Off/On Disable/30 min/1 hr/2 hr/3 hr/4 hr/ Sleep Timer 8 hr/12 hr Splash Screen Black/Blue/JVC Menu Functions...
  • Page 30 Main menu Submenu Options High Altitude Mode On/Off Mute Off/On Audio Settings Volume Microphone Volume Menu Display Time 5 sec/10 sec/15 sec/20 sec/25 sec/30 sec Menu Settings Center/Top-Left/Top-Right/ Menu Position Bottom-Right/Bottom-Left Lamp Mode Normal/Economic Lamp Settings Reset Lamp Timer Reset/Cancel Lamp Time Change Password Security Settings...
  • Page 31: Controlling The Projector Remotely

    Controlling the projector remotely With a proper LAN cable connection and LAN Control settings, you can operate the projector from a computer using a web browser or PJLink™ application when the computer and the projector are connected to the same local area network. This projector supports Crestron® software and PJLink™.
  • Page 32: Controlling The Projector Using A Web Browser (E-Control™)

    Controlling the projector using a web browser (e-Control™) Once you have the correct IP address for the projector and the projector is on or in standby state, you can use any computer that is on the same local area network to control the projector. When using this function, Adobe Flash Player has to be installed in your computer.
  • Page 33 iii. You can adjust the LAN Settings. iv. Once set, access to the remote network operation page on this projector has been password-protected. To enable this function, check the box in front of "Enable" and type in your desired password in the New Password column and confirm the new password by re-entering the new password at the Confirm column.
  • Page 34: Controlling The Projector Using Pjlink

    iii. Press Exit to go back to the remote network operation page. 5. After pressing the button ‘Contact IT Help’, the HELP DESK window will appear at the upper right corner. You will be able to deliver messages to RoomView™ software which is connected to the same local area network.
  • Page 35 Tools page. Inquiry about the INF1? "JVC" is returned. manufacturer name Inquiry about the model INF2? "LX-WX50" is returned. name Inquiry about other INFO? DMD resolution is returned. information Inquiry about the class CLSS? "1" is returned.
  • Page 36: Maintenance

    Maintenance Care of the projector Cleaning the lens Clean the lens whenever you notice dirt or dust on the surface. Before cleaning any part of the projector, turn it off using the proper shutdown procedure (see "Shutting down the projector"), unplug the power cable, and let it cool down completely. •...
  • Page 37: Lamp Information

    Lamp information Getting to know the lamp hour When the projector is in operation, the duration (in hours) of lamp usage is automatically calculated by the built-in timer. Total (equivalent) lamp hour = (hours used in Normal mode) + 4/5 x (hours used in Economic mode) To obtain the lamp hour information: 1.
  • Page 38: Timing Of Replacing The Lamp

    Timing of replacing the lamp When the Lamp indicator lights up red or a message appears suggesting it is time to replace the lamp, please install a new lamp or consult your dealer. An old lamp may cause a malfunction in the projector and in some instances the lamp may explode.
  • Page 39: Replacing The Lamp

    Replacing the lamp • To reduce the risk of electrical shock, always turn the projector off and disconnect the power cable before changing the lamp. • To reduce the risk of severe burns, allow the projector to cool for at least 45 minutes before replacing the lamp.
  • Page 40 8. Use the handle to slowly pull the lamp out of the projector. • Pulling it too quickly may cause the lamp to break and scatter broken glass in the projector. • Do not place the lamp in locations where water might splash on it, children can reach it, or near flammable materials.
  • Page 41 16. After the startup logo displays, reset the lamp timer via the OSD menu. Do not reset if the lamp is not new or replaced as this could cause damage. A "Reset Successfully" message displays to notify that the lamp time has been reset to "0". Maintenance...
  • Page 42: Indicators

    Indicators There are 3 indicators which show the status of the projector. Check the following information about the indicator lights. If there is anything wrong, turn the projector off and contact your dealer. Light Status & Description Power events Stand-by mode Orange Green Powering up...
  • Page 43: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Problem Cause Remedy Plug the power cable into the AC inlet on the rear of the projector, and plug the There is no power from the power power cable into to the power outlet. If the cable. power outlet has a switch, make sure that The projector does it is switched on.
  • Page 44: Specifications

    Specifications Projector specifications All specifications are subject to change without notice. Optical Input terminals Resolution Computer input 1280 (H) x 800 (V) RGB input D-Sub 15-pin (female) x 1 Display system Video signal input Single-chip DLP system S-VIDEO Lens Mini DIN 4-pin port x 1 F = 2.45 to 3.07, f = 15.75 to 25.1 mm VIDEO Lamp...
  • Page 45: Dimensions

    Dimensions 414.8 mm x 275.9 mm x 116 mm (W x D x H) Unit: mm 414.8 275.9 58.22 62.66 Ceiling mount screws: M5 67.12 291.20 (Max. L = 25 mm; Min. L = 20 mm) 289.7 Maintenance...
  • Page 46: Timing Chart

    Timing chart Supported timing for PC input Horizontal Pixel Refresh rate Format Resolution Frequency Frequency (Hz) (KHz) (MHz) 720 x 400 720 x 400_70 70.087 31.469 28.3221 VGA_60* 59.940 31.469 25.175 VGA_72 72.809 37.861 31.500 640 x 480 VGA_75 75.000 37.500 31.500 VGA_85...
  • Page 47 1360 x 768 1360 x 768_60*** 60.015 47.712 85.500 1440 x 900 WXGA+_60*** 59.887 55.935 106.500 1400 x 1050 SXGA+_60*** 59.978 65.317 121.750 1600 x 1200 UXGA*** 60.000 75.000 162.000 1680 x 1050 1680 x 1050_60*** 59.954 65.290 146.250 640 x 480@67Hz MAC13 66.667 35.000...
  • Page 48 Supported timing for HDMI (HDCP) input Vertical Horizontal Pixel Format Resolution Frequency Frequency Frequency (Hz) (KHz) (MHz) VGA_60* 59.940 31.469 25.175 VGA_72 72.809 37.861 31.500 640 x 480 VGA_75 75.000 37.500 31.500 VGA_85 85.008 43.269 36.000 720 x 400 720 x 400_70 70.087 31.469 28.3221...
  • Page 49 1440 x 900 WXGA+_60*** 59.887 55.935 106.500 1400 x 1050 SXGA+_60*** 59.978 65.317 121.750 1600 x 1200 UXGA**** 60.000 75.000 162.000 1680 x 1050 1680 x 1050_60*** 59.954 65.290 146.250 640 x 480@67Hz MAC13 66.667 35.000 30.240 832 x 624@75Hz MAC16 74.546 49.722...
  • Page 50 Supported timing for Component-YPbPr input Vertical Frequency Horizontal Format Resolution Pixel Frequency (MHz) (Hz) Frequency (KHz) 480i 720 x 480 59.94 15.73 13.5 480p 720 x 480 59.94 31.47 576i 720 x 576 15.63 13.5 576p 720 x 576 31.25 720/50p 1280 x 720 37.5...
  • Page 51: Warranty And Copyright Information

    Further, JVC reserves the right to revise this publication and to make changes from time to time in the contents hereof without obligation of JVC to notify any person of such revision or changes.

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